The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received an increase in the number of Business Email Compromise (BEC) complaints requesting victims purchase gift cards.
Cybercriminals Utilize Social Engineering Techniques To Obtain Employee Credentials To Conduct Payroll Diversion
The IC3 has received complaints reporting cybercriminals are targeting the online payroll accounts of employees
The FBI is encouraging public awareness of cyber threat concerns related to K-12 students. The US school systems’ rapid growth of education technologies (EdTech) and widespread collection of student data could have privacy and safety implications if compromised or exploited.
College students across the United States have been targeted to participate in work-from-home scams. Students have been receiving e-mails to their school accounts recruiting them for payroll and/or human resource positions with fictitious companies.
IC3 continues to receive reports of telephone scams involving calls that claim their “relative” is in a legal or financial crisis.
The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) today issued a warning to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an effort to defraud them.
If you receive a “ring once” call from a number you do not recognize, DO NOT return the call.
A recent MetLife survey estimated that $2.6 billion is lost each year in financial scams aimed at seniors and retirees
IC3 has produced Scam Alerts advising the public of an ongoing telephone scam in which callers purport to be an employee of a major software company
The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster